Airman Leadership School Course Description

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Airman Leadership School Course Description

The ALS is an Air Force educational program implemented at the base level that prepares Senior

Airmen for positions of greater responsibility. It provides many of the leadership skills required of supervisors and reporting officials throughout the Air Force. ALS enhances the development of

Senior Airmen by strengthening their ability to lead, follow, and manage while they gain a broader understanding of the military profession.

The resident Airman Leadership School program consists of

192

hours of primarily

guided discussion

classroom methodology,

experiential activities and exercises

, and

case studies.

The

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) grants college credits for course completion. The course consists of five Air University core areas: Profession of Arms, Warfare Studies, Leadership

Studies, International Security Studies, and Communication Studies. The lessons in the core areas are distributed throughout the four graduate attributes. The attributes consist of the Military

Professional, Expeditionary Airman, Supervisor of Airmen, and the Supervisory Communicator.

The administrative time and Commandant’s time round out the course for ALS.

Course Hour Breakdown:

Military Professional

Expeditionary Airman

Supervisor of Airmen

Supervisory Communicator

Objective Exercises/Evaluations

Case Studies

Course Evaluation/Administration

Commandant Hours

Student Orientation

Course Foundation

Successful Learning

Emerging Leadership Issues

ALS Course Wrap-up

Developing Leadership

Total

5

4

6

3

2

2

1

1

3

192

45

13

35

54

18

CCAF Credit Hour Breakdown:

Leadership/Management I

Managerial Communications I

Military Studies I

Total 10

2

5

3

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